LINCOLN — Howard W. Zook, 92, of Lincoln passed away on Saturday at 7:54 a.m., April 27, 2013 at his home.
Howard was born April 9, 1921 in Clinton, Ill. the son of Harry and Amy Watts Zook. He married Deanna Johnson on June 22, 1940 in Beason and later married Catharine Lasley on November 26, 1992. Catherine preceded him in death March 19, 2008.
He is survived by two daughters: Amy L. Zook of Urbana, Ill.; Sheri R. Zook of Snohomish, Wash.; one step daughter: KaRinVarner, Mesa, Ariz.; one grandchild: Emelie Brumbaugh, Snohomish, Wash.; ; two step grandchildren: Steve Pasek, London, England and KaLee Pasek, Oxnard, Calif.. He was preceded in death by one infant son: Daniel Ellsworth Zook; and one sister: Rachel “Liz” Edwards.
Howard was a member of the Beason United Methodist Church; American Legion Chestnut-Beason Post 848; Farmers Grain Elevator; Logan County Farm Bureau; Former Board member of Logan FS and Beason Grade School.
Mr. Zook’s wishes were to be cremated. A memorial service for Howard will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 3, 2013 at the Christian Village Congregate building, 1500 7th St., Lincoln, IL. Services were entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. Memorials may be given to Christian Village of Lincoln. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery, Beason.